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Greece Tows Migrant Ship to Safety Off Crete

A ship that lost power in the Mediterranean Sea with 700 migrants aboard was towed into a Greek harbor Thursday, days after the European Union’s asylum and migration policy drew stinging criticism from Pope Francis. It took the Greek navy four days to tow the ship Baris from international waters into Ierapetra harbor, on the Greek island of Crete. The vessel lost power in storm-force winds. The migrants on the ship were exhausted, terrified, but safe. They were being housed in a...

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